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Books > Professional & Technical > Veterinary science > Veterinary science: large animals (domestic / farm) > Equine veterinary science

Equine Reproductive Physiology, Breeding and Stud Management (Paperback, 4th edition): Mina C.G.Davies Morel Equine Reproductive Physiology, Breeding and Stud Management (Paperback, 4th edition)
Mina C.G.Davies Morel
R1,185 Discovery Miles 11 850 Out of stock

Fully updated and revised, the fourth edition of this popular textbook provides a complete and comprehensive account of how to successfully breed horses. Beginning with a grounding in reproductive anatomy, it reviews endocrine control and selection for breeding mares and stallions, pregnancy, parturition and lactation. - Important new techniques such as cloning, intra-cytoplasmic sperm injections (ICSI) and in vitro fertilization (IVF) are covered in detail and bring the reader up to date. - Over 300 photographs and two-colour illustrations help to explain the text. - A bestselling textbook from an expert, well-known author. This textbook provides complete coverage of equine reproductive physiology, and will continue to be required reading for many equine science and related veterinary courses.

Where Does My Horse Hurt? - A Hands-On Guide to Evaluating Pain and Dysfunction Using Chiropractic Methods (Hardcover): Renee... Where Does My Horse Hurt? - A Hands-On Guide to Evaluating Pain and Dysfunction Using Chiropractic Methods (Hardcover)
Renee Tucker; Illustrated by Patty Capps; Photographs by Ginger-Kathleen Coombs
R652 R543 Discovery Miles 5 430 Save R109 (17%) Out of stock

Keep your horse pain-free and performing his best Introducing 27 simple body checkups you can do on your horse--"Where Does My Horse Hurt?" is a do-it-yourself method for determining when and where your horse hurts. With this easy-to-follow book, conveniently spiral-bound so you can lay it open on your tack trunk and follow the instructions as you work on your horse, you will: - Become familiar with your horse's normal range of movement so you can prevent minor issues from becoming major. - Stay in tune with areas of temporary or chronic discomfort so you can offer relief as needed. - Solve "mystery" or "phantom" lamenesses that come and go seemingly without reason. - Save thousands of dollars by avoiding expensive diagnostics that rarely get you answers. - Learn how to discuss potential problem areas with farriers, veterinarians, and bodyworkers. - Keep your horse actively and happily "in work" for more months of the year, and more years of his life.

Homeopathy for My Horse - Understanding All About it Through Common Illnesses (Paperback): Claudia Naujoks Homeopathy for My Horse - Understanding All About it Through Common Illnesses (Paperback)
Claudia Naujoks
R343 R286 Discovery Miles 2 860 Save R57 (17%) Out of stock

The effectiveness of homeopathy is now taken seriously. And with a knowledge of treatments the homeopath can help to heal many common problems. However a careful diagnosis and an understanding of the whole picture is necessary. In a very clear manner, this book explains the basic knowledge necessary for diagnosis and homeopathic treatment of the most common equine illnesses. The reader will learn when and which homeopathic method will effectively help his or her four-legged friend in the recover of health and how to support other animal health practitioners or veterinary surgeons with homeopathic treatments when necessary.

La fourbure - comprendre, guerir, prevenir (French, Hardcover, 2nd ed.): Remco Sikkel La fourbure - comprendre, guerir, prevenir (French, Hardcover, 2nd ed.)
Remco Sikkel; Translated by Anouk Silvestrini, Catherine Taks
R1,192 Discovery Miles 11 920 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
La fourbure - comprendre, guerir, prevenir (French, Paperback, 2nd ed.): Remco Sikkel La fourbure - comprendre, guerir, prevenir (French, Paperback, 2nd ed.)
Remco Sikkel; Translated by Anouk Silvestrini
R889 Discovery Miles 8 890 Out of stock
Anatomy of the Horse (Paperback): George Stubbs Anatomy of the Horse (Paperback)
George Stubbs
R388 R322 Discovery Miles 3 220 Save R66 (17%) Out of stock

This edition reproduces all Stubbs' etchings and is taken from the 1853 printing, the last to use Stubbs' original plates. Including a full text of Stubbs' commentary. George Stubbs (1724-1806) was one of the most original artists Britain has produced. Such is the present reputation of his paintings, with their astonishingly convincing portraits of both animals and people, that it is easy to forget how much his success was based on rigorous scientific observation. In 1756 he rented an out-of-the-way farmhouse where he erected a special scaffolding to hold the cadavers of horses as he dissected and drew. (It is said that he had a particularly strong stomach when it came to smells.) After eighteen months of single-minded dedication Stubbs produced the drawings for the "Anatomy of the Horse", which he later etched himself. The result was a sensation. Letters of congratulation coming from scientists from all over Europe, amazed not only at the perfection of the finished work, but that it had been produced privately, without any patronage. The "Anatomy" remained a textbook for artists and scientists for well over a century, and to this day the strange, spare beauty of these prints continues to fascinate.

The Racehorse - A Veterinary Manual (Hardcover): Pieter H. L. Ramzan The Racehorse - A Veterinary Manual (Hardcover)
Pieter H. L. Ramzan
R2,160 R1,889 Discovery Miles 18 890 Save R271 (13%) Out of stock

Written by one of the UK s leading equine veterinary practitioners, this textbook is dedicated wholly to the veterinary management of the racehorse. The Racehorse: A Veterinary Manual brings together all the major orthopaedic and non-orthopaedic conditions likely to be encountered in racehorse practice and concisely details state-of-the-art best practice for diagnosis and management. The book spans the full range of fields relevant to the clinician, including topics as diverse as rehabilitation, respiratory medicine, exercise physiology, pre-purchase and herd health.

Well-illustrated and comprehensive, it succeeds in being both practical and firmly evidence based, making it an invaluable resource for clinicians worldwide as well as a useful reference work for many non-veterinarians in the racing industry. "

Equine Reproductive Procedures (Hardcover, 2nd Edition): John Dascanio, Patrick McCue Equine Reproductive Procedures (Hardcover, 2nd Edition)
John Dascanio, Patrick McCue
R3,719 R2,745 Discovery Miles 27 450 Save R974 (26%) Out of stock
The Equine Hospital Manual (Hardcover): Kevin Corley, Jennifer Stephen The Equine Hospital Manual (Hardcover)
Kevin Corley, Jennifer Stephen
R3,511 Discovery Miles 35 110 Out of stock

The must-have resource drawing together all aspects of hospital care of the horse and specialist techniques in equine medicine. Written by a team of over 30 international experts working at the cutting edge of equine medicine and surgery. The emphasis is on practical, easy-to-access information, with a sound basis in evidence based medicine and full references for further enquiry.
The Equine Hospital Manual covers the range of procedures used on hospitalized adult horses and foals from the simple to the advanced. The book is liberally illustrated with photographs and line drawings.
Covering:
* Basic skills including physical examination, blood collection, and bandaging
* Advanced skills including mechanical ventilation, lung biopsy and cardiac output measurement
* Designing and setting up an equine hospital
* Biosecurity
* Therapeutic drugs used in horses and their doses
* Nutrition for hospital patients, including TPN and PPN
* Fluid therapy - choices, amounts and pitfalls
* Anaesthesia - equipment, techniques and post-operative care including analgesia
Reflecting the substantial trend in recent years to treat horses in a hospital rather than in the field, this book provides all you need to know whether you have facilities to treat one or one hundred horses.

H is for Horse - An Easy Guide to Veterinary Care for Horses (Paperback): Terrie Sizemore H is for Horse - An Easy Guide to Veterinary Care for Horses (Paperback)
Terrie Sizemore
R580 R477 Discovery Miles 4 770 Save R103 (18%) Out of stock
Equine Locomotion (Hardcover, 2nd edition): Willem Back, Hilary M Clayton Equine Locomotion (Hardcover, 2nd edition)
Willem Back, Hilary M Clayton
R2,551 Discovery Miles 25 510 Out of stock

The first edition of Equine Locomotion has established itself as the book in the equine literature that discusses all aspects of equine locomotion and gait analysis, written by an international team of editors and contributors. The new edition continues this trend and gives the reader a complete picture of the horse in motion, at the same time including many recent findings in this area. The book begins with a history of man's association with the horse and then continues to discuss with comprehensive descriptions of the present state of knowledge beginning with the initiation of gait and ending with the more scientific area of computer modeling. In the new edition, the list of contributors continues to comprise of authors who are acknowledged experts in their subject areas and includes many new illustrations. . international team of editors and contributors, with leading experts from the USA, the Netherlands, Sweden and France (all centres of excellence for the study of equine locomotion) . editors are from two of the worlds leading locomotion centres - Utrecht and Michigan . highly illustrated with nearly 500 detailed line drawings and illustrations . covers all you will ever need to know about equine locomotion, gait analysis and much more . international team of editors and contributors, with leading experts from the USA, the Netherlands, Sweden and France (all centres of excellence for the study of equine locomotion) . editors are from two of the worlds leading locomotion centres - Utrecht and Michigan . highly illustrated with nearly 500 detailed line drawings and illustrations . covers all you will ever need to know about equine locomotion, gait analysis and much more

Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult - Equine (Hardcover, 3rd Edition): Jean-Pierre Lavoie Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult - Equine (Hardcover, 3rd Edition)
Jean-Pierre Lavoie
R4,234 Discovery Miles 42 340 Out of stock

Written by today's leading experts, this book keeps practitioners completely current with the latest in disease management of horses, taking a clear and practical approach ideal for daily equine practice. Arranged by subject for efficient searching, each topic covers clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up. Practitioners gain quick access to information about conditions and disorders encompassing behavior, cardiology, dermatology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, hematology, infectious diseases, laboratory tests, musculoskeletal, neonatology, neurology, ophthalmology, respiratory, theriogenology, toxicology, and urinary diseases. Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Equine, Third Edition enhances the practitioner's skills in evidence-based treatment planning, and is unmatched for its comprehensive coverage of more than 500 diseases and conditions. This handy, practical guide will help cut down on time spent navigating through other resources, so that equine veterinarians and veterinary students can study, diagnose, and treat with greater efficacy. Key Features The premier all-in-one equine resource designed specifically for quick information retrieval Divided into identically formatted topics for easy searching by alphabetical listing or by body system Coverage of more than 500 diseases and conditions Fast access to the accumulated wisdom of hundreds of veterinary experts Includes a companion website with 43 editable client handouts, 3 video clips, 8 color images, and select further reading

Is Your Horse 100%? - Resolve Painful Limitations in the Equine Body with Conformation Balancing and Fascia Fitness (Spiral... Is Your Horse 100%? - Resolve Painful Limitations in the Equine Body with Conformation Balancing and Fascia Fitness (Spiral bound)
Margret Henkels 1
R708 R584 Discovery Miles 5 840 Save R124 (18%) Out of stock
The Complete Equine Veterinary Manual (Hardcover, 3rd Revised edition): Tony Pavord, Marcy Pavord The Complete Equine Veterinary Manual (Hardcover, 3rd Revised edition)
Tony Pavord, Marcy Pavord
R640 R531 Discovery Miles 5 310 Save R109 (17%) Out of stock

Widely acknowledged as the best guide to veterinary care available to the horse owner today, "The Complete Equine Veterinary Manual" is now fully revised with up-to-the-minute advice on the latest defence against new threats to the horse's health. Correct diagnosis of any equine disease is a complicated business, but this comprehensive reference provides a thorough and instant guide to equine health, and shows clearly when expert help is required. Two cross-referenced routes present the information: an index of known equine diseases throughout the world, covering the symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of each, and an alphabetical encyclopaedia of specific diseases.

Biomechanics and Physical Training of the Horse (Hardcover): Jean-Marie Denoix Biomechanics and Physical Training of the Horse (Hardcover)
Jean-Marie Denoix
R770 R696 Discovery Miles 6 960 Save R74 (10%) Out of stock

Effective horse trainers strive to improve the performance of their horses while preserving the integrity of the musculoskeletal apparatus. Biomechanics and Physical Training of the Horse supplies an anatomical and functional overview of the topic, enabling trainers to optimize the different exercises their horses undergo during training and competition. Following a brief description of the biomechanics of the muscles underlying equine movement, the book discusses the muscles of the forelimb, hindlimb, and neck and trunk. These fundamentals have direct bearing on the later chapters, which focus on training and the core exercises for a horse. This text is illustrated throughout by the author's top-quality photographs, diagrams, and his own beautiful anatomical drawings. The book is of lasting value to all professionals and well-informed amateurs who work with horses: veterinarians, trainers and riders, researchers, physical therapists, and educators in equine courses.

Current Therapy in Equine Reproduction (Hardcover): Juan C. Samper, Jonathan Pycock Current Therapy in Equine Reproduction (Hardcover)
Juan C. Samper, Jonathan Pycock; Edited by Angus O. McKinnon
R2,535 R2,349 Discovery Miles 23 490 Save R186 (7%) Out of stock

Current Therapy in Equine Reproduction provides practicing veterinarians with a concise and up-to-date source of information regarding the equine reproductive process. Coverage of the mare includes the reproductive system, normal and abnormal physiology, and reproductive problems. It also discusses advanced reproductive techniques in the mare such as assisted fertilization techniques and embryo transfer. Coverage of the stallion includes reproductive problems and advanced reproductive techniques. Features the most current information available on equine reproduction, including the latest therapies and treatments for breeding dysfunction, as well as advances in reproductive techniques Focuses on therapy and treatment to provide practitioners with quick access to key information Features the shared experience and valuable advice of world-renowned experts who have first-hand knowledge of which treatments and therapies are most effective

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